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Hotel & Cabanas Centinela

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Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

Undoubtedly the worst gastronomic experience we have had in the south of Chile. An overpriced fixed menu (CLP 15.000, US 30) offered rotten fish and meat with a cheap "tuna" salad. Service was despicable and management inexistent. We are Chileans who have visited the south for over 30 years--we will never come back here. STAY AWAY.

4Thank Andrés d
Hickory Creek, Texas
Reviewed 22 March 2014

It is an over rated hotel. Perhaps it was a great place many years ago when the Prince of Wales stayed so many years ago. They allow buses to park in front of the hotel entrance at 6:00 am and run waiting for a group to have breakfast for 45 minutes. You can not call the front desk to complain...

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Reviewed 27 January 2013

This hotel has a restaurant, besides it proposes some "cabanas". I did have lunch at the hotel, which is rather expensive for the complete menu (25 USD, 3 courses), even though the service is quite correct and nice. I visited the cabanas, just being curious for a future vacation, but the price required (160 USD per day, 4 persons cabana),...

Thank RafaSantiago
Reviewed 9 September 2012

I stayed here for just one night as part of a large group on a charity cycling trip. The view was a real highlight, looking out from the balcony of our cabin over the beautiful gardens and across the lake with the volcanoes in the distance was incredible. The cabin itself was quite basic with a tiny bathroom, a double...

Thank TruerReviewer
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 26 June 2012

This hotel was recommended by a friend who stayed here in 2005 and apparently they haven't renovated it at all - it is quite run down for the price you pay. The location itself is awesome! very isolated and with an INCREDIBLE view of Lago Llanquihue and Volcano. But we had: stained sheets, dirty floors, fireplace didn't work (gets cold...

1Thank Spydr_79
Reviewed 6 June 2012

Unfortunately we did not check Trip Advisor before booking at this hotel due to the rave reviews in both Frommer and Fodor.What a mistake! The hotel in November 2011 was run down, dirty and poorly maintained. We booked the King's Suite well in advance and when we arrived the room was not ready. They actually lied to us, saying that...

1Thank scottnkassandra
Reviewed 9 December 2009

I´d have to say this place was the biggest dissapointment of our trip to Chile. We selected this hotel due to rave reviews on this site, and a Frommer´s guide book. While the location was lovely, the cabana we were to stay in was VERY run down, dirty and not at all like the website depicted. The carpet was so...

1Thank boathunter03
Reviewed 4 April 2009

Terrific place, make sure to get one of the bigger cabanas directly at the lake with a superior view (even if they charge you a bit more). The cabins are a dream and the surrounding area is just stunning. Only the food is not as good as the view. Cheers Giedre & Christian

1Thank sektprinz
Sherman Oaks, CA
Reviewed 6 February 2007

This is a charming little hotel in Puerto Octay, with incredible views of Llanquihue Lake & the Osorno volcano. The rooms are very large, spacious, & well-maintained. The grounds are beautifully maintained & landscaped. The hotel restaurant is large with amazing views. The staff are efficient, but not terribly friendly. The food in the restaurant is so-so. There is even...

8Thank hirogreen
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2006

The Centinela used to be a stately home visited by George IV when Puerto Octay was in its heyday. It's situated on a little island in Lago Llanquihue which is reached by road - it's an impressive drive. The rooms aren't cheap but are really amazing, historic and spacious with beautiful views across the lake. We stayed in a Cabana...

12Thank falseneutral

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Additional Information about Hotel & Cabanas Centinela

Address: Peninsula de Centinela, 5 km (3 mi) south of Puerto Octay, Puerto Octay, Chile
Region: Chile > Los Lagos Region > Puerto Octay
Price Range: $78 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel & Cabanas Centinela 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Stay out of the main hotel.”
Texas_Sage1492, 21 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The larger cabañas have the best view.”
Spydr_79, 26 Jun 2012 | Read review
“We never actually saw the King's Suite whee the Duke of Windsor stayed. We saw a phto of it in a magazine. the Jr. suite was OK, but not if you're expecting something fit for a King.”
scottnkassandra, 5 Jun 2012 | Read review
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